This fruit is sweet and cool like a pear, fragrant with ginseng, cheap and affordable, so many people buy it and try it.
A specialty fruit of Lao Cai, with a rough dark brown skin like a sweet potato, but inside, it is golden and fragrant with the smell of ginseng, which is attracting many consumers in Ha Thanh to buy and taste.
A housewife who lives in Cau Giay, Hanoi, who buys 10kg of this root at a time, said: ” This is ginseng, a specialty of Lao Cai. It’s cool like pear, crispy and sweet, so my whole family loves to eat it. When I first bought it, I was surprised, I had to slice it into pieces to try it. Now I wash the skin, peel it, and eat the whole tuber.”
Ginseng, a specialty of Lao Cai. Eat cool like pears, crispy and sweet. .
According to this housewife, ginseng has been on the Hanoi market for a few years now, but few people know about it. The most expensive price she ever bought was about 2 years ago, the price was 40,000 VND/kg. This year, the price of ginseng is cheap, buying only 20,000 VND is 1 kg, so she bought 10 kg at the same time, returned to the refrigerator for the whole family to eat gradually.
” In addition to being eaten raw, ginseng can also be used to make a delicious mannequin with pork and shrimp. Or used to stir-fry beef, or stew with pork leg, which is very nutritious for rice. A type that can process many dishes, delicious – nutritious – cheap, very suitable for my family’s criteria of going to the market “, this housewife added.
This type of ginseng can be eaten raw, as a mannequin or other attractive dishes..
Selling potato chips on his personal page, a small trader in Hanoi said that every day he imports several kilos of these potatoes from Lao Cai to supply the Hanoi market. This person said, ginseng only has the harvest season from September to November every year, so at this time he takes advantage of importing and selling to earn more. A few years ago selling was also normal, a few dozen pounds a day is a lot. But in the past 2 years, especially this year, the number of people ordering has increased significantly. Selling 2-3 quintals a day is normal.
” I mainly supply goods to customers in the Hanoi area. In addition to posting for sale on my personal page, I also go to large apartment groups to sell more, the number of orders here is also high. There are suburban customers who take the whole thing. A few dozen pounds per delivery is normal ,” this person shared.
This year, ginseng is more popular, and many families order up to a dozen pounds..
Keyword: The specialty of Lao Cai costs only 20 thousand / kg, looks like sweet potatoes but smells of ginseng